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Current Sports | March 20, 2019

Mar 20, 2019
Kyle Ahrens
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Duke Basketball; Zion Williamson; Luke Pohl; Michigan State Basketball; March Madness; 

Tom Izzo
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin Segment of the Day Al explains the slight from the NCAA Tournament committee in regards to Michigan State men's basketball. Did the Big Ten Tournament win against Michigan even matter? Callers react as well. 

Capital City Capitals Boys Hockey Team Finishes First Season With Success

Mar 19, 2019
Jared Carter

The team, a blend of players from DeWitt, St. John’s, Lansing Catholic, Ionia and Mason, meshed well and earns Top 25 ranking.

March Madness Is Here: Everybody Get Your Brackets Filled Out!

Mar 19, 2019
Sports Betting
Trevor Darnell

The annual NCAA basketball tournament turns everybody into a sports fan, and most into gamblers by participating in bracket contests.

Current Sports | March 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019
Kenny Goins
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

MSU basketball; NCAA tournament; Tom Izzo on seeding; NCAA tournament committee

Tom Izzo
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Hear Tom Izzo's thoughts on Michigan State's Big Ten tournament victory, the NCAA tournament draw and more on WKAR's Current Sports.

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Current Sports | March 18, 2019

Mar 18, 2019
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State Basketball; Michigan Basketball Big Ten Tournament; March Madness; Selection Sunday; Anthony Ianni

Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State to square-off against in-state rival Michigan in Big Ten Tournament championship game on Sunday. 

Johnny Lewis
Johnny Lewis

What can a pick-up basketball game do for your health? 

Utah Jazz
The Deseret News

Eric Woodyard joins Al Martin to discuss the verbal altercations with Russell Westbrook and fans. Should something be done to protect professional athletes?

Duck! Michigan State Dodgeball Team Holds Tournament, Attracting Best Teams In State

Mar 15, 2019
Kara Keating

The sports has moved out of the realm of gym class, with serious players and intense dodgeball games.

East Lansing High School Girls Basketball Team Embracing Youth

Mar 15, 2019
Robert Smith

The Trojans won a lot of games and titles, doing it with a young roster.


MSU Basketball
Twitter / MSU Spartans

Michigan State on to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago as Tom Izzo picks up 600th career win. 

Current Sports | March 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019
Russell Westbrook
Creative Commons / Wikimedia Commons

Big Ten Tournament; MSU Basketball; Ohio State Basketball; Russell Westbrook; NBA; Foster Loyer

Michigan State’s Wheelchair Tennis Program Builds A Following

Mar 14, 2019
Wheelchair Tennis
Samantha Basirico

The adaptive sports program added tennis five years ago and has become one of the best in the country.